Republic of Suriname

UNICEF is doing whatever it takes to protect and advocate for the rights children in Suriname

Child Protection, Safety and Justice, Guyana, Suriname, Juvenile Justice, Violence against Children
UNICEF Suriname

A brief on Suriname

The Republic of Suriname is a small country on the northeastern coast of South America bordered by Brazil, Guyana and French Guiana. With a population of about 541,000 children in the small Dutch country numbers 194,760. Operating under the Country Implementation Programme (CIP) and with a localized mutually agreed upon work plan with partners UNICEF has aligned all major initiatives under the three programme components of safety and justice, lifelong learning and social inclusion.

By providing technical, logistical and financial resources UNICEF has seen major successes in Suriname in key programme actions like Violence against Children, Early Childhood Development and Juvenile Justice.